Management Accountant

Karro Food Group
North Yorkshire, UK
18 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The management accountant will support he finance manager and the senior management team for agriculture, providing timely and accurate financial information and KPIs in order to assist in driving operational improvements and strategic decisions.

**Key responsibilities:**

* Support the finance manager and site director in the production of annual budgets, and provide rolling updates to the forecast
* Work in close partnership with all areas if the business to ensure understanding of all variances to budget/forecast and advise in any corrective action
* Work with the finance manager to produce monthly management accounts, statutory reports and financial statements, with supporting information as required, to be completed accurately and to strict deadlines
* Assist the finance manager with the management of the external audit process for the site
* Liaise with tax advisors as required
* Prepare accurate financial information as directed by the finance manager at all levels in the Company, including for the weekly call
* Assist the centre with cash flow forecasting, cash management and working capital reports
* Assist the shared service centre with credit control and purchase ledger activities, including timely query resolution
* Assist with the consolidation of company results to group level via the weekly submissions
* Support the finance manager in analysing KPIs and their correlation to revenue
* Maintain all relevant ledgers and balance sheet accounts to SAP
* Produce ledger reconciliations on a monthly and annual basis for the finance managers approval and sign off
* Prepare capex requests for sign off and approval, and to maintain site capex data for financial reporting and cash-flow reporting
* Assist the administration team, in the maintaining of stocks, valuations and purchase orders
* Develop and implement robust and efficient processes and controls and drive continual improvement
* Undertake any additional tasks and responsibilities that may be required

**Essential experience: **

* Recognised relevant qualification (or working towards) in accountancy
* Strong MS office proficiency (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
* Solid experience in a similar and relevant position within finance
* SAP experience would be desirable but training can be provided
* Good communication and team working skills
* Strong analytical skills and a methodical approach to problem solving
* A questioning mind i.e. challenge the norm approach
* Strong attention to detail
* Ability to work under own initiative
* Determined and resilient, with the drive to complete tasks

** **Benefits include:** **

* Competitive salary
* 5.6 weeks holiday per year
* Competitive Contributory Pension
* Life Assurance Scheme funded by Karro

At Karro we are dedicated to rewarding and enriching the careers of the people who work for us. If you are hardworking, willing to get involved and respond well to a challenging and fast-moving environment, then you will find Karro to be a well-matched employer who will support you at every turn and reward your dedication with support, development and long-term career prospects.

**About Karro:**

Karro Food Group are a major UK food business, employing c. 3,000 people across 7 sites UK-wide, and generating over £600m+ of turnover every year. Karro is a leading producer of bacon, gammon, fresh pork, frozen sausage, ham and cooked meats we manage the entire production process from field to fork. We supply our high quality meat products to retail, foodservice and manufacturing customers across the UK, as well as export customers around the world. Core to our beliefs as a business is continuous innovation; adapting our products and services to ensure we are an industry leading, forward thinking and flexible business

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